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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Cope With the Death of a Family Pet

Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, environment, protection, pets )

- 1761 days ago -
I don't remember burying deceased pets when I was a kid, but I think some sort of closure is healing and honors the life of the animal.

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Friday May 24, 2013, 12:53 pm
Lastly, if you have to put an animal dow, DO NOT bring the child with you! No responsible vet should allow a child to see their pet die.

Connie O (44)
Friday May 24, 2013, 1:22 pm
good advice .... we used to hold little funerals when I was a child. When my own child lost his pets, we would take them to a nice place in the garden to be buried.

Ruth C (87)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:25 pm
Its really a hard moment when your animal friends pass, it can be even harder for kids, I know I have been there, when I was a kid I lost my bunny Peter and it was really a sad time for me.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Friday May 24, 2013, 8:57 pm
A sad and often tragic subject. Children find it so difficult but will treasure their memories of a loved pet.

Saturday May 25, 2013, 11:37 pm
Noted. Thanks Cher

Carol H (229)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:45 am
noted, thanks Cher
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